Over 60 clients and Colliers staff attended the Women in Property event on Friday 28 October in Brisbane.
Kym Thrift, Associate Director of Retail Leasing hosted the event as well as facilitated the panel discussion with the following guest speakers: Alison Quinn, CEO of Retire Australia; Kathy MacDermott, COO of Property Council Australia; Simone Dalley, Fund Manager of LaSalle and Matt Kearney, National Director of Office Leasing at Colliers International.
The aim of this event is to bring prominent professional women in the property industry together to connect, network and collaborate in a fun and informal way.
Broad range of diversity related topics were discussed: gender inequality and merit based system, unconscious bias, mentorship, programs and education to improve gender diversity in the property industry.
Kathy MacDermott, COO of Property Council Australia said: “Congratulations to Colliers and Kym Thrift for organising an excellent event, bringing the women in our industry together to talk about diversity and inclusion. It was a fantastic discussion and so energising to be part of. Well done Kym on being a great moderator and making the discussion such a rich one.”